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For the travelers: This app notifies you of incredible airfare deals

It was 2 a.m. on Christmas Day last year, and Zachary Cohn was browsing travel sites in search of an airline ticket. His timing, it turned out, was …

New York City

ATR inhibitors VE-821 and VX-970 sensitize cancer cells to topoisomerase i inhibitors by disabling DNA replication initiation and fork elongation r... - PubMed

2014 Dec 1;74(23):6968-79. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-3369. Epub 2014 Sep 30.<p>ATR inhibitors VE-821 and VX-970 sensitize cancer cells to …

Behind the Photo: Paul Nicklen’s Leaping Penguins

Human Journey<p>Come up with any caption you want, only Paul Nicklen knows what was really going on. (Photo by Paul Nicklen)<p>When you see a photo like Paul Nicklen’s shot of leaping penguins above, it’s not difficult for a narrative to form. The photo is so clear and action-packed that it feels suited …

5 Things Chinese New Year Reveals About The World's Most Vibrant Economy

It’s traditional for most people in China to go home to their families on Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 19 this year. China experiences a massive movement of people and gifts around the holiday, with an estimated 3.65 billion trips made during a 40-day period. What’s interesting about all of …


Y-box binding protein 1 enhances DNA topoisomerase 1 activity and sensitivity to camptothecin via direct interaction. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The Y-box binding protein 1 (YB-1) possesses pleiotropic functions through its interactions with various cellular proteins, and its high …

Flickr Launches Wall Art Printing Globally

One month after Flickr introduced a new offering letting users to create wall prints from their own photos, the Yahoo-owned company has opened up the service globally.<p>Flickr offers both wood-mounted and gallery-style canvas prints, in five sizes ranging from 8″ x 10″ to 20″ x 30″. However, prints …

Brief reports: Controlling the survival of human pluripotent stem cells by small molecule-based targeting of topoisomerase II alpha.

2015 Mar;33(3):1013-9. doi: 10.1002/stem.1888.<p>1Stem Cell Unit, Department of Genetics, Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University, …


30 minute ice-packs could be key to burning away body fat, say scientists

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Looop, An Online Learning Platform For Employees, Raises $2M To Enter The UK

Online learning startups are aplenty right now — from heavily-funded U.S-based MOOCS, such as Coursera and Udacity, to more thrifty European players like Iversity and Eliademy — there’s no doubt the edtech space is heating up. Now another startup is throwing its learning wares into the virtual …

This photo of the Weeping Wall on the island of Kauai in Hawaii made our list of the best travel photos from last month. See the rest here: http://on.natgeo.com/1tEFUfv Photograph by Justin Gartman, National Geographic Your Shot

1924 photo studying plant root systems. Snakeweed and Black Grama, which do you think captures more rainfall? http://t.co/hmAQj3n3wV

Robotic Plant Grows Roots

To learn how to make robots that are self-sufficient and adaptable, computer scientists have turned to plants for design inspiration. At the Living …

Wall and plant

Falling Leaf

White miracle

Orange Lilly [Macro]



leaf with ice crystals

Line dancing flower?

Ready to work

Strength of love


Harvest Time

Blue Orchid

Large-scale identification of gibberellin-related transcription factors defines Group VII ERFs as functional DELLA partners

Abstract<p>DELLA proteins are the master negative regulators in gibberellin (GA) signaling acting in the nucleus as transcriptional regulators. The …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …